All forms mentioned in the instructions below are available in the Family Law/Probate/Adoptions Division of the Clerk’s office. The form is also available online through the Judicial Council of California. To obtain a free copy online, visit the Judicial Council’s website at http://www.courts.ca.gov/forms.htm and select “Adoption” from the drop-down menu.
|Petition for adoption (for each person to be adopted)||$ 20.00|
|Court investigation fees for Petition to Terminate Parental Rights Uncontested||$200.00|
|Court Investigation fees for Petition to Terminate Parental Rights Contested||$400.00|
|Court Investigation fees for Home Study for Report on Stepparent Adoptions when parties opt-out after an investigation has started Uncontested||$250.00|
|Court Investigation for Home Study for Report of Adoption on Stepparent Adoptions Uncontested||$500.00|
|Court Investigation for Home Study for Report of Adoption on Stepparent Adoptions Contested||$600.00|
Drop box is open 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM and phone hours are 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM and
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM. The division is available by phone, email or in-person appointments only.
For your convenience, there are drop boxes located at the Vallejo Branch Court and under the stairs on the second floor in the Hall of Justice in Fairfield, for dropping filing documents.
Hours: 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Hours: 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM